A few dozen janitors in purple SEIU T-shirts and several in full-body cockroach costumes gathered on the lawn by the Brewer’s Fountain Plaza where they performed a parody of “Charlie on the MBTA” to protest pending layoffs.
Now, after more than four years in the Senate, Warren is tying together her life story, her analysis of what’s wrong with the economy and her prescription for fixing it into a speech, versions of which she has delivered at ...
In recent coverage, newspapers, other news outlets, journalists and commentators increasingly have questioned the effectiveness of charter schools.The trend emerges in advance of a statewide vote on whether to permit charters’ expansion.
A teen- and young adult-led community self-study of 128 Roxbury youth found most reported being stressed, impacted from community violence and unlikely to go to police for help.
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Conan Harris, deputy director of Public Safety Initiatives in the city’s Office of Public Safety, takes on an addition role as director of My Brother’s Keeper Boston as the program completes its second year.
Bay State Banner reporters sat down with Mayor Martin Walsh to discuss diversity in policing, body cameras, affordable housing and next year’s Boston Public School budget outlook.
Naomie Charles’ prospects have come a long way in two years. With the help of College Bound Dorchester, Charles achieved high school equivalency and will enroll in college this fall.
BPS teachers say budget shortfalls are cutting critical services in their schools and causing them to dig deeper into their own pockets for classroom supplies.
Dorchester resident Manuel Da Luz Goncalves has compiled a 40,000-word Cape Verdean Creole-to-English dictionary, working over the last 10 years with the literature, folklore and music of the West African archipelago to determine standard spelling and meaning for the words.
This year’s fraught Boston Public School budget decisions are unlikely to become a thing of the past, Mayor Martin Walsh said. Elected officials split over calling for more school funding or for more cost-trimming first.
With the September 8 Democratic primary approaching, candidates seeking state House rep seats are reaching out to voters in the fourteenth, twelfth, eleventh and seventh Suffolk districts.
Governor Charlie Baker last week announced the launch of the Baker-Polito Administration’s hiring transparency initiative, providing new online search features for new hires in Executive Department offices. Effective immediately, the public will have access to a web page within the ...
Lydia Edwards has been appointed to head the newly-formed Office of Housing Stability. As a Deputy Director within the Department of Neighborhood Development, Edwards will be responsible for programs to assist Boston residents in housing crisis - whether due to ...
Developers will construct 144 housing units at 25 Amory Street and 250 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain along with retail and park space.